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Updated documentation files to 0.40.

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  3. +6 −7 README
  4. +1 −1 configure.in
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13 NEWS
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+Changes from 0.39 to 0.40
+ - chm_http bug fixed (chm_http begins to refuse connections)
+ - bashism in contrib/mozilla_helper.sh
+ - patch to use stdint.h (from Goswin von Brederlow)
+ - patch to fix soname (from Julien Lemoine, via Kartik Mistry)
+ - fix for extract_chmLib with empty files (from Paul Wise)
+
+Changes from 0.38 to 0.39
+ - Security fix: eliminated all uses of alloca and similar, in favor of
+ malloc/free. This was in response to an iDefense security advisory.
+ - Added autoconf/automake support (patch from Antony Dovgal)
+ - Added contrib/mozilla_helper.sh from Kyle Davenport
+
Changes from 0.37 to 0.38
- Fix for reading some chm files. Running over a large directory of chm
files, about 1% of them turned out to be unreadable. This resulted from
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2 NOTES
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-CHMLIB 0.3 Installation
+CHMLIB 0.40 Installation
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13 README
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-CHMLIB 0.38
+CHMLIB 0.40a
===========
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@@ -48,12 +48,9 @@ library doesn't work with, please contact me so I can fix the library.
PORTABILITY
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-This software was originally developed on a Intel x86 Debian Linux machine,
-using gcc 3.0. It has since been compiled on various flavors of RedHat as
-well, and using versions of gcc from 2.95 through 3.2. Basic Win32 support
-should be in this release. (While a port to Win32 may _seem_ like a funny
-idea, given that Windows ships with libraries for CHM access, it turns out that
-Win CE does not; I've gotten a request for a port to Windows CE.)
+This software is maintained on an x86-64 Debian GNU/Linux machine using gcc
+4.x. It has been compiled on various other Linux distributions, using versions
+of gcc from 2.95 through 4.4. Win32 support is provided.
Chmlib apparently works on OS X, with some tweaks. In particular, disabling
pread and io64 apparently works.
@@ -118,6 +115,8 @@ CREDITS
* Pabs: bug fixes and suggestions.
+* Kartik Mistry: Debian package maintainer
+
* Antony Dovgal: setting up autoconf/automake based build process.
* Ragnar Hojland Espinosa: patches to make chm_http more useful.
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2 configure.in
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dnl Process this file with autoconf to produce a configure script.
-AC_INIT([chmlib],[0.39])
+AC_INIT([chmlib],[0.40])
dnl,[Jed Wing <jedwin@ugcs.caltech.edu>])
AC_CONFIG_SRCDIR(src/chm_lib.c)
AM_INIT_AUTOMAKE

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